Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ground beef mixture encased in a potato mixture and fried to a golden brown. An Iraqi snack, appetizer or as part of a meal. They are scarily addictive and delicious. Also, really ideal if you have some extra boiled potatoes you are looking to use up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put meat, minced almonds, parsley on low fire for approximately 20 minutes. Mash potatoes and add eggs, mix well and add seasonings. Shape the potato mixture into a ball and stuff with the meat mixture. Slightly flatten to the shape similar to a patty no larger than your palm. Dip in bread crumbs and fry in hot oil on both sides until golden brown. Serve hot.
  2. Serve with Thousand Island dressing if you like or any other sauce that suits you.
  3. Keep napkin at ready to catch drool!


Most Helpful

so fatty and so iraqi mother-in-law makes these and of course i feel obligated to overindulge...but they are sooo good.

bellybutonlint October 26, 2007

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